Following the success of iPhone and other phone manufacturers account for sensor technologies have increased significantly. His interest in the promising markets and the company has Epson Imaging Devices (EID), which, according to industry sources, decided to accelerate the development and introduction of mass production of capacitive touch panels.
It is expected that the serial production of new products will start in April next year. Touch panels EID are currently undergoing validation procedure from manufacturers handheld devices.
As the market for STN and CSTN panels fell, EID decided to suspend part of the product lines. In addition, because the equipment for the production of CSTN largely similar to equipment for the manufacture of touch screens, EID modified some of their existing lines.